A displaced Californian composer writes about music made for the long while & the world around that music. ~
The avant-garde is flexibility of mind. — John Cage ~
...composition is only a very small thing, taken as a part of music as a whole, and it really shouldn't be separated from music making in general. — Douglas Leedy ~
My God, what has sound got to do with music! — Charles Ives
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Repression, Reduction...Resistance, Renaissance
Sergej Newski writes about the lively radical music scene in Russia today, finding advantage at the margins of the officially possible (or, officially invisible), but straight to the roots of the musical.